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Archive of posts published in the category: Anti Semitism

Mutated Hate

  from George Will, In Britain Anti-Semitism Endures “It is very easy to hate,” says Sacks. “It is very difficult to justify hate.” Anti-Semitism’s permutations adapt it to changing needs for justification. In the Middle Ages, he says, Jews were

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The Ultimate Negative Campaign

from Ruth Wisse at the Wall Street Journal, March Madness, the Anti-Semite Bracket The agents of anti-Semitism are anti-Semites, and unless they become the object of scrutiny, the belligerents will achieve their goal. Blaming Israel for the suffering of Palestinian Arabs

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Sanctified Tantrums

From The Islamic Tantrum by Bret Stephens in The Wall Street Journal: Before Friday’s carnage in the City of Light, the world was treated to the hideous spectacle of Palestinians knifing Jews in Israel. The supposed motive of these stabbings

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Carter and Israel

from National Review in 2002, Jay Nordlinger wrote Carterpalooza excerpts:  No one quite realizes just how passionately anti-Israel Carter is. William Safire has reported that Cyrus Vance acknowledged that, if he had had a second term, Carter would have sold

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Substitutes for Religion

from The Wall Street Journal,How to Defeat Religious Violence by Jonathan Sacks: What the secularists forgot is that Homo sapiens is the meaning-seeking animal. If there is one thing the great institutions of the modern world do not do, it

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Similarities Between Nazis and Commies

From The Telegraph, Leftists become incandescent when reminded of the socialist roots of Nazism by Daniel Hannan Marx’s error, Hitler believed, had been to foster class war instead of national unity – to set workers against industrialists instead of conscripting

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Leftist Anti Semitism

from The Orange County Register, Jews finding less comfort on the Left by Joel Kotkin Like their European counterparts, some Democratic politicians soon may find that appealing to Muslims pays larger dividends than catering to Jews; by 2030 there will

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Paranoid Explanations of Human Behavior

A few excerpts from Paul Johnson’s Modern Times, The World from the Twenties to the Nineties: “History shows us the truly amazing extent to which intelligent, well-informed and resolute men, in the pursuit of economy or in altruistic passion for

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Forgive, Hell!

From The New York Times, Why I Can’t Forgive Dylann Roof by Roxane Gay: Excerpt: The call for forgiveness is a painfully familiar refrain when black people suffer. White people embrace narratives about forgiveness so they can pretend the world

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The False Pride of the Poles

from Townhall, Suzanne Fields writes The FBI, the Holocaust and Us Excerpts: The speech, given in the Week of Remembrance, was framed to focus on something else, what the Holocaust means today, that no matter where we come from, whether

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Ideas Will Remain

from Jeff Jacoby in the Boston Globe,’ I see parchment burning, but the letters are soaring free’ I refuse to excerpt this article. I insist you read it in its entirety.

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Europe and The Jews

From PJ Media David Goldman, a.k.a Spengler, writes Election Envy: The Europeans and the Jews Europeans adore secular Israelis who wallow in existential doubts, for example, the novelist Zeruya Shalev, a bestseller in Germany and the winner of any number of

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The Root of the Attacks in Paris

from the Wall Street Journal editorials, Ruth R. Wisse writes Anti-Semitism Is Never Solely About The Jews: Excerpts: The PLO was founded in 1964—three years before the war launched by the Arab states from which Israel emerged in possession of some

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Armed Yids

from the Washington Free Beacon, Europe’s Leading Rabbi: Jews Must Begin Carrying Guns The EU, which has enacted very stringent gun control laws, should empower and train Jews to be proficient with guns in order to maintain their safety, according

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…Then They Came for the Cartoonists

from the Wall Street Journal editorials, Ruth R. Wisse writes Anti-Semitism Is Never Solely About The Jews: excerpts: If we mistakenly imagine that this is “about” the Jews, however, we fall into the trap that anti-Semitism sets for us by

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Favorite Writers of 2014

As a blogger with a day job, I often find myself curating other posts- selecting and  commenting.  Over the years I have found a few writers that I frequently return to. My Favorite writers for 2014: 1. Kevin Williamson- National

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The New Champions of Theocracy

from the Sultan Knish, The Left’s Worst Crime in the Middle East The left embraced Pan-Arabism, a race based nationalism, in line with the Soviet Union’s expansionist foreign policy. Pan-Arabism’s socialism made it easy for the left to ignore its

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Welcome to Civilization

From Rick Perry Speaks in London in The Washington Post by Jennifer Rubin Excerpt: The hatreds of unassimilated radicals only draw further attention to anti-Semitism in general.  It’s a familiar problem in a new time. In Europe it ranges as in

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Ideological Pathology

From Daniel Greenfield in Sultan Knish, The Headchopper Next Door: It’s easy to dismiss a small enough religion as a cult because its leader sleeps with young girls and its members are willing to kill for him. But when the

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